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EXEGETICAL ANALYSIS OF THE PASSAGE OF PROVERBS 3 Exegetical Summary: Literary Context: Proverbs 3:1-12, Wisdom is the most valuable thing you will process so hold on to it tightly. 3: 1-4 when you are taught good doctrine it leads to wisdom by having reliable teachers 3:5-6 To Rest in God because you trust in His leading. 3:7-10 God will reward you for being obedient to His instructions. 3:11-12 God will correct you when you do wrong, but the wisdom is in knowing this. Historical Context: Author = King Solomon wrote most of the proverbs and was thought to have written chapter 1- 10 along with others. There were others authors who wrote different proverbs chapters also. Date = Some commentaries said around the 10th century, but some…show more content…
The Kingdoms of Israel stretch as far north of the Euphrates, to south west of Egypt’s border. The cities were known for the cooper mines. Solomon made store-cities and cities just to hold his chariots and for his army. Cultural Context: Political = International politics with foreign countries Religion = Jewish (Monotheistic) but Solomon was close to be Apostasy Economics = Natural resources, mines, stone quarries, roads built for world trade and seaports for foreign trade such as gold, silver, ivory, apes and peacocks, having home markets and domestic products overseas making Israel a very wealthy and prosperous Kingdom. The people learn Arts, science and music. Observation Context: 1. Observing that in verse 4 Solomon calls God by the name God, But in verses 5, 7, 9, 11, 12 Solomon call Him Yahweh (Lord). 2. There were commands and rewards in this passage, when God gave a command in a verse he followed it up with a reward. There was a command in verse 1, 3, 5 &6a, 7, 9, 11 and there were rewards in verses 2.4, 6b, 8, 10, 12. 3. True Wisdom which was divinely from God, commentaries say that Solomon understood when the animals and birds spoke. Solomon could discern truth in a person just by looking at their face. Solomon is talking to his son giving him instructions for the things that he will encounter in life. Solomon also tells his son not to forget them because he will need them to make it.
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